Saturday October 24, 2020

Michael McDowell: Donald Trump’s gaffe-fest last week reinforced what an ignorant buffoon he truly is

Will anyone in the White House want to repeat last week’s world excursion by the president?

28th May, 2017
Trump alongside Teresa May and other leaders at the NATO summit, Brussels

Any hope that office would, somehow, transform Donald Trump into a capable, functioning US president has been firmly dashed by last week’s events. Trump’s odyssey from the White House to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Rome, Nato HQ in Brussels, and the G7 summit in Sicily left a trail of visual, political, diplomatic and strategic wreckage.

The sad fact is that a narrow minority of Americans, aided and abetted by their electoral college...

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